10/01 Thursday: Somewhere There Is Still A Sun, Joe Trippi, Bernie Pinsonat, The Trumps, Mark Kram, Jr.

Hour 1:

Michael Gruenbaum

"Resilience shines throughout a boy’s firsthand, present-tense account of life in the Terezin concentration camp during the Holocaust." -Amazon

Jim chats with author Michael Gruenbaum  about his experience living through the Holocaust and World War II. 

Joe Trippi

We're joined by Political Analyst Joe Trippi to discuss presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. He explains how Hillary will likely get the vote from Democratic women. 

Trippi says Hillary is the strong favorite to win the Democratic presidential nomination. 

Bernie Pinsonat


Political Analyst Bernie Pinsonat joins Jim in studio to discuss the upcoming gubernatorial election and the televised debate tonight. 

Pinsonat says David Vitter and John Bel Edwards will both likely make the runoff. He says Edwards is a dream come true for Vitter in a runoff. 

Hour 2:

Gwenda Blair

Author Gwenda Blair joins the conversation to talk about her latest book, The Trumps

"The story of the three Trumps mirrors America’s transformation from a land of striving immigrants to a world in which the aura of wealth alone can guarantee a fortune. The Trumps begins with a portrait of Donald’s immigrant grandfather, who as a young man built hotels for miners in Alaska during the Klondike gold rush." -Amazon

Mark Kram, Jr.

We're joined by Mark Kram, Jr. to remember the Thrilla in Manilla. On October 1st, 1975, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had their third and final boxing match. Kram recalls stories his father, Mark Kram, Sr., told him about attending the fight in the Philippines.